Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours + standing


10 servings

Updated: Aug. 23, 2023
I created this cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become one of my most requested desserts. If you prefer, you can use all semisweet chips instead of a mix. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri
Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pistachios, chopped


  1. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Transfer to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, folding cherries into batter. Pour into slow cooker.
  2. Cook, covered, on low for 4 hours or until edge of cake is golden brown.
  3. Remove slow-cooker insert; sprinkle cake with baking chips and chocolate chips. Let cake stand, uncovered, 10 minutes. Sprinkle with pistachios before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 588 calories, 27g fat (9g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 594mg sodium, 79g carbohydrate (54g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.